International Privacy Experts Adopt Recommendations for Cross-Border Law Enforcement Requests for Data

The International Working Group on Data Protection in Telecommunications has adopted new recommendations to protect individual rights during criminal cross-border law enforcement. The Berlin-based Working Group includes Data Protection Authorities and experts who assess emerging privacy challenges. The Working Group on Data Protection calls on…

New DHS Cybersecurity Command to Protect U.S. from Cyber Attacks

… to Protect U.S. from Cyber Attacks Homeland Security has created a … able to learn about the attack to help protect others in … from becoming victims. “An attack on a sing tech company … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE New DHS Cybersecurity Command to…

Securing U.S. Democracy: Athenian Project Update

Last December, Cloudflare announced the Athenian Project to help protect U.S. state and local election websites from cyber attack. Since then, the need to protect our electoral systems has become increasingly urgent. As described by Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, the “digital infrastructure that…

How USB cables can make you vulnerable to cyber attacks. Here’s what to do

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EPIC Advises FCC on Robocalls Regulation

EPIC advised the FCC on how to interpret the Telephone Communications Protection Act to best protect consumers in light of a recent decision in ACA Int’l v. FCC. EPIC filed a friend of the court brief in that case arguing that consumers could revoke consent…

Today: Tell the California Senate to Defend Net Neutrality and Pass S.B. 822

California’s S.B. 822 is a gold standard for states looking to protect net neutrality. And since the FCC abandoned its role in protecting a free and open Internet, states stepping up is more important than ever. Today, EFF, representatives from groups across California, and other…

U.S. researchers create framework to protect Internet-connected cars from cyber attacks

… to protect Internet-connected cars from cyber attacks Two U.S. researchers have … to protect Internet-connected cars from cyber attacks, according to a university statement … security authorization policies to prevent cyber attacks and unauthorized access to sensors … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE U.S. researchers…

Data Dive: Hacked Routers, Amazon Returns And Sports Gambling Gets A Thumbs Down

… of a massive online attack coordinated to go off … back on to protect against hacking. Users are also encouraged … dismantling a network of hacked routers and storage devices … unusable after the attack. Authorities were worried that hackers would attempt … VISIT…